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I Gave Up On Myself

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    Loved, Hoped, Believed, Got Traumatized, Cant Do Anything Anymore. Literally - First time writing stuff like this, as you can see from the quality of the title. i dont even know...
    kragoth135 kragoth135 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    I put my hands around my head and bend down towards the floor, i sit there pulling at my hair feeling so much anger inside me. I see it all in my head they way they make you smile...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2013

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    Did quite recently actually and it felt so good ;)
    Hammer2296 Hammer2296 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
    ExileTraveler ExileTraveler 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I came to a realisation today that I have given up on myself. I have been putting on a brave front for the most part, but inside been struggling with inner turmoil. I was driving...
    NewDay NewDay 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I write this tonight as it flows through my fingertips once more. It so awesome to be given a gift to write specifically revealing my thought to you. See, its something i have...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love to express myself with the simplicity of words. They take you on adventures, its wonderful. I love writing stories and poems and other things. They're all so fun to make...
    DanielleCaylen DanielleCaylen 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    ==> beware if hughgo<== he's a bully. Yes, everyone has opinions. Fair enough. But, Thank you. It's worth it. You shouldn't have threatened & tell me to shoot myself. Really...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    It's been over half a year since I cut myself for the first time. I got home from school and had been stressed and as they say "when it rains, it's pouring". I got inside my...
    iSabishii iSabishii 18-21, F Mar 24

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    Well yes I do like touching myself I just can't help it, it's comes naturally to me. I've pleasured myself as long as I can remember. I one great releaser for stress,anger or what...
    TandT0420 TandT0420 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 28

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    We shall be forever A boy you hated, a boy you love. A boy you resent, a boy you can't have. A boy I competed with, the boy I liked. A boy who gave in to me, the boy who grew...
    KyokoSora KyokoSora 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    So. . . I was about to go to the place where I was supposed to go that day. I rode a bus--an ordinary bus (open windows). Fortunately, there were only a few passengers. I occupied...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    I felt the world closing in, starting in my veins, my hands were shaking and I was losing all sense of peace within myself. I was talking to this girl I love to death, and the one...
    EmptyAgain EmptyAgain 16-17, F Apr 5

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    i could know a person for 2 days and fall in love with them when they give me more attention ( and they will usually like me back ) but it fades pretty fast too when they start...
    jessycarcher jessycarcher 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I ruined something amazing. It's a long story but I'll start on the night that we met. We'll just call him dd coz he was supposed to be the dd. Anyway, I was really drunk and didn...
    whitterz whitterz 22-25, F Apr 1

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    So at was a this girl ( a good friend of mine) house and were just hanging out and having a good time. Well about an hour went by and i was thirsty so i went to go get water and i...
    Teendiaperwearer Teendiaperwearer 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm tired of this, nothing good comes out of my life, I'm always getting rejected by girls. I always have crushes on chicks that I can never have. I've been told that I'm sweet and...
    romero44 romero44 18-21, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    If there is anyone who should be so ashamed of himself to the point of wearing a mask over his face out on public it is me. I am 47 years old. And the shameful part is I never left...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's Been Months… And Still No Change.. I Still Love Her.. I Still Want To Be With Her.. I Don't Feel Age Plays A Part In This Situation.. I Feel That It's Just The Fact That I...
    ScaredTeenager ScaredTeenager 18-21, F Mar 20

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    We looked at each other in a speed of thought. I saw your thinking when your eyes met mine. I felt your message and your reply you gave me in return. It was all written on a...
    MyLady9 MyLady9 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    That silence that was now surrounding us was beautiful. It consumed the air and filled the spaces that had been filled with the stress that had taken up the day before. It...
    MeAndMyMarine MeAndMyMarine 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    God gave us brains, and we need to use them. If we don't use them, we are wasting them. It's not true that 'the Mind' is an enemy of 'faith.' It's not true that a person has to...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 1

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    Right now I really feel like people don't give me the credit I deserve. I'm currently working in job positions that do not require any college education yet I have a psychology...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I gave to pee I'm on the phone with my girlfriend but who ever wants me to pee just conning I've been holding if for 5 hrs
    Eddy0925 Eddy0925 18-21, M Apr 2

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    My dad intersected my delivery of diet pills and gave me a printout of the effects of it and he asked how he could properly help me lose weight and I didn’t say anything because...
    lonelyloren lonelyloren 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I'm not one to just quit and die even though when I am alone at times I feel like it would be best but God reminds me he is all about life so I lean on Hime for the strength that I...
    onlytrusthim onlytrusthim 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm tired of this, nothing good comes out of my life, I'm always getting rejected by girls. I'm always in some type of emotional pain. I always have crushes on chicks that I can...
    romero44 romero44 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I wouldn't call him a best friend, but a co-worker I was pretty good friends with.... oh, who am I kidding. He is a fck buddy. I pride myself in the fact that I am his best, and...
    hanniejoy hanniejoy 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ok so I don't know how long this will be.. Growing up I was always a confident popular girl.. I met my ex when I was 15, he was 17.. He was cool, had a car and was fun to be around...
    crrc crrc 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I made mistakes like a lot of people, and I feel sex is a thing that should really mean something, so I gave up sex.. for now. I mean, it's better when you care, and it's stronger...
    GSandwich GSandwich 18-21, M Mar 18

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    I gave up on hope and life.
    AllLoveXOXO AllLoveXOXO 18-21, M Mar 18

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    Hey this is Kyle, Carissa's boyfriend. I'm happy to say I'm here writing this on behalf of carissa :P im gonna try make it as close to her thoughts as possible lol.. Basically...
    DucksarePerf DucksarePerf 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    This is my story, I gave up everything for a guy : My friends, my family, my career everything and I was ready to give him everything, I never said NO for anything he wanted. I...
    cutiehmm cutiehmm 26-30 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I told you guys that I hated myself. Now I am in a messy circumstance and I felt everything was falling apart. I might not finish my degree on time when the financial stance is not...
    InFiDeL0020 InFiDeL0020 26-30, M Mar 24

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    On a constant basis. I get annoyed with how negative I am. I get annoyed with how unmotivated I feel sometimes. I get annoyed with myself when I feel down. I get annoyed with...
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30 1 Response Mar 17

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    Here the past few days I've been dealing with a lot of insecurity and self esteem. I was talking with my best friend today and I think I have a really good idea of what I would...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I don't know were to begin. I feel like its an on going thing. Everyday. Every hour. I have to shake my head to let my thoughts go away. I try to ignore them. I realize I was...
    PrincessGobi PrincessGobi 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    ( Short story: Prologue) My last hope Everything stops. Times stands still. There he lies on the cold ground. Here I’m standing just staring down as death whispers on the end...
    TweDee TweDee 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It took me a while to realize that somewhere along my path of life I actually managed to lose myself in reality. I lost old friends and gained new ones and realized I had changed...
    ariel2891 ariel2891 22-25, F Mar 26

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    We're all here for the same reason right? We all hate ourselves. But I don't know if I actually hate myself or I just can't find anything about myself that I like. Or I think...
    caseylouise caseylouise 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I do this as a way of figuring myself out. I love diving into the deepest depths of my innermost desires and thoughts, exploring myself and learning new things every day. I love to...
    JustAnotherHuman34 JustAnotherHuman34 18-21, M Mar 28

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    I started to really hate myself when I was about 9 or 10. I don't know why but as I was going through the day I realized all of the stupid things I do, how pathetic I am and I...
    skinnylittlewrists skinnylittlewrists 16-17, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    I once read an interesting perspective about the people you will encounter in your life, it states: "25% of people you meet: will never like you; 25% of people you meet: won't...
    FussBox FussBox 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I wouldn't call it loving myself, but rather that I find myself to be one awesome, one of a kind person. I am intelligent, hard working, easy going, open, and honest, to name some...
    bkf2 bkf2 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I've only been on EP for three days, and it's already helping me with my ongoing battle with depression. Or rather, it's helping me to help myself. I'm the kind of person who...
    xeian xeian 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    My biggest problem right now is not knowing how to handle the most basic situations. I find myself stuck, unable to explain myself, or my feelings, throwing everything into a box...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am a tom boy kinda girl.. but so what!! i love myself now n don't care what others think of me.. i love to try out new things ...so what if others don't like it. i love to deal...
    90colors 90colors 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    For the longest time I have invested my time thinking about my friends and family and whether I have upset them. Whether I said something wrong. Whether I offended them. Whether I...
    moorelove3168 moorelove3168 18-21 1 day ago